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Armands Staltmanis –

Network Management Director, Sadales tīkls JSC

LEAN methods as a sustainability tool at Sadales tīkls AS

Armands Staltmanis has dedicated 21 years of his professional life to the energy sector by working at Latvenergo Group – Latvia’s largest power supply company. In 2006, he obtained a master’s degree in engineering (Energy and Electronics) from Riga Technical University, and the logical next step was technical work in various services of distribution system operator – power dispatching, research and development, as well as operation and network management. Since 2009, he has been the head of four different entities overseeing both operations function, process control division and, at present, network management function at Sadales tīkls AS. In order to enrich his professional experience with new knowledge, in 2023 he graduated from BA School of Business and Finance with a professional master’s degree in business administration and professional qualification of business administrator. His Master Thesis studied how to increase work efficiency in energy infrastructure service companies with a particular focus on LEAN methodology, which has contributed and will continue contributing to more efficient management of Sadales tīkls AS.

Sadales tīkls AS is the largest power distribution system operator in Latvia committed to ensuring uninterrupted, safe, and reliable power supply in line with the dynamic needs of our customers and becoming the driving force of Latvia’s economic development by ensuring a sustainable power supply.

Sadales tīkls AS is characterised by high-quality and safe power supply, efficient management of the electrical network, high level of security, innovative engineering solutions and digital technologies, reliable and professional cooperation with customers and partners.

The employees of Sadales tīkls AS and the company in general represent three core values in their actions and attitudes:
“with responsibility” – we take responsibility for an efficient and stable power supply, for the safety of our employees, and for the electrical safety of society;
“with energy” – we are brave and determined;
“with thoughts on the future” – we do good for the customer and society.