Hans Jørgen Sandnes

Director of Operations and Finance
Mobile: +47 97 03 44 11

Hans Jørgen joined Salsnes Filter as Senior Finance Manager in 2013 and is now the Director of Operations and Finance. He studied economics and business administration (graduate level) at NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. His previous career comprises nine years as Branch Manager at SpareBank 1 SMN’s corporate banking division, and three years in accounting at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.


Stefano Salvatore

Global Director of Business Development and Sales
Phone: +39 393 9066108

Stefano joined the Salsnes Filter team in September 2016, moving from TrojanUV (another brand in the Trojan Technologies group of businesses) where, since 2008, he held the role of Sales Manager for Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and Malta. He has a Master of Science Degree in Management and Industrial Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Prior to joining the Trojan family, Stefano worked in the Water sector for more than 11 years in residential, industrial and municipal markets as an entrepreneur and consultant.


Ivar Solvi

Director of Business Development & Sales
Mobile: +47 91 66 52 10

Ivar is Salsnes Filter’s Manager of Business Development. His original background is far removed from manufacturing, sales, and wastewater technology. He is educated within pedagogics, science, and management. Ivar taught for several years, later to become a manager for schools in Norway’s Namsos Municipality, where he lives. His latest education is within environmental law and practice. This experience is what initiated his work at Salsnes Filter, and since then he has been focused on wastewater treatment and environmental care, not only in Norway, but worldwide.


Åge Langaas

Åge Langaas

Director of Manufacturing
Mobile: +47 47 26 15 40

Åge joined Salsnes Filter in 2013 as Director of Manufacturing, and is responsible for production and logistics. Prior to Salsnes Filter, Åge worked in the oil industry for more than 30 years.  He holds a technical college diploma in the oil industry and a university college degree in finance/administration and IT.




Tor Olav Lyng

Director of Technology
Mobile: +47 92 43 71 44

Tor Olav joined Salsnes Filter in 2006 within Logistics and Production, and became Production Manager that same year. He worked in this role until 2012 when he became Director of Technology. Tor Olav graduated from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) as a civil engineer in 2000. Before working at Salsnes Filter, he worked at SINTEF (the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia), with a focus in marine construction, project management and computer programming.