Gjensidige Forsikring ASA selects Nordic solution for payroll services from Aditro

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA has signed a ten-year agreement with Aditro on outsourcing Gjensidige’s payroll administration and HR management systems for their 3200 Nordic employees. The agreement is worth 115 million SEK (EUR 13 million).

- We have seen that the demand for outsourcing has increased in connection with the international financial uncertainties that we are presently experiencing, says Managing Director Roy Steinar Torheim, Aditro Norway. This means that companies are looking for more cost effectiveness and flexibility.

Increasing efficiency and flexibility through outsourcing and cloud services

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA is a leading Nordic insurance provider with 3200 employees, which offers insurance for Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Baltic States. In Norway they also offer bank services and pension products. The company has been focusing on profitable growth and was inventive in their decision to outsource their payroll administration. Now Gjensidige has signed an agreement with Aditro AS for delivery of payroll outsourcing services including a HR management systems as cloud services. The agreement is Nordic and includes Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

- We appreciate that Gjensidige sees the value of our services and products. We are proud to deliver efficiency and flexibility through our Nordic payroll and HR services, Roy Torheim continues.

- We have chosen Aditro as a provider due to their Nordic self-service solution, good corporate reporting systems, flexible functionality, short response time on product development, acceptable price and the best user interface, says Mårten Skjøstad, HR Manager of Gjensidige, Norway.

10 year contract with a total value of more than SEK 115 million (EUR 13 million)

Gjensidige has a long-term strategy and wanted a provider that could provide solutions on a long-term perspective. The contract that was signed in December 2011 has a 10 year perspective and has a value of more than SEK 115 million. Aditro is an experienced provider of payroll services and has professional personnel securing safe salary administration for customers. Among the customers one will find Posten Norge (Norwegian Post Services), DHL and Scandic Hotels.

The delivery includes outsourcing of 3200 pay slips, as well as HR Systems in Aditro´s newly developed cloud solution. The new solution will provide Gjensidige with an even more efficient and effective way to structure and report, as well as making it easier to maintain a dialogue across the national boundaries. Project Management and implementation will take place from Norway. This implementation project has already started and will be implemented step by step from May 2012 with Gjensidige Bank Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Then the total delivery starts in October.

- We look forward to getting started and to provide safe salary for 3200 employees in Gjensidige, Roy Steinar Torheim ends.


For more information, please contact:

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA:

Mårten Skjøstad, HR Manager, Gjensidige Forsikring Norway, e-mail: marten [dot] skjostad [at] gjensidige [dot] no

Aditro AS:

Roy Steinar Torheim, Managing Director, e-mail: roy [dot] torheim [at] aditro [dot] com, tel. +47 920 62 839

Day Storli, Director Sales/Consulting Norway, e-mail: dag [dot] storli [at] aditro [dot] com, tel. +47 407 69 143

About Aditro
Aditro is a leading Nordic provider of solutions for human resource and financial management. The company improves its customers’ competitiveness by providing IT solutions and services, consulting, and outsourcing services. Aditro places great emphasis on its values: a forward looking approach, strong dedication and a human touch. Aditro, which has been operating for over 45 years, helps 12,000 customers in both the private and public sectors. The company employs over 1,500 experts in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Estonia – with a turnover of SEK 1.6 billion (MEUR 167/2010).

About Gjensidige
Gjensidige Forsikring ASA is Norway’s largest general insurance company with a market share of 27.9 percent in 2010. The group also offers banking, pension and saving products and health care services in Norway and general insurance in Denmark, Sweden and the Baltic countries. The company has approximately 3,200 employees, whereof 2,200 work in Norway. Operating income in 2010 was NOK 18.8 billion, while total assets constituted NOK 84 billion.