Bruno Orfao and Andrew Keegan join Exi-tite


20 February 2024
Victoria Robinson, Exi-tite Group Financial Director, Bruno Orfao, centre, and Andrew Robinson, Exi-tite Group Managing Director

HVAC equipment supplier Exi-tite has strengthened its technical team with two key appointments. Bruno Orfao joins as Group Engineering Manager, while Andrew Keegan has become Technical Applications Manager for HVAC products at Exi-tite Ireland.

After beginning his career in South Africa, Orfao moved to the UK and spent a decade with Fridgetech UK, progressing to the position of Technical Manager. He gained extensive experience of LG VRF systems and later spent time at LG Electronics as a Technical & Commissioning Engineer.

In 2021 he established his own service and maintenance company and began working with Ex-tite on a wide range of equipment, followed by a year in New Zealand as an engineer working on various VRF systems, chillers, transcritical CO2 and commercial refrigeration.

He said: “Joining this innovative team represents a real opportunity for growth and collaboration. I look forward to contributing my skills and expertise to further enhance Exi-tite's success in delivering cutting-edge solutions.’’

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Andrew Keegan, centre, with Andrew Robinson, right, and Exi-tite Ireland Regional Director Joe Nolan

Keegan has more than 35 years’ experience in the Irish market, including 14 years as National Specifications Manager for Mitsubishi Electric Ireland Living Environmental Systems. He joins from his most recent role as Senior Design Engineer at specialist contractor Principal HVAC in Dublin.

He said: “Building on the company's ability to combine extensive engineering solutions with products from leading manufacturers such as LG Electronics, my aim is to introduce a wide range of advanced solutions to the larger HEVAC engineering market.”

Andrew Robinson, Managing Director of Exi-tite Group, said: “We continue to invest in the business, and we are delighted to welcome Bruno and Andy to the team.’’