Futurity First Insurance Group, Rock Hill, Conn., has announced the appointment of Keith Raymond as Vice President, Information Technology.

In this new position at Futurity First, Mr. Raymond will be responsible for the strategic development of all technology systems, e-commerce initiatives, and management of the company’s IT group.

“I am excited to welcome Keith to Futurity First,” said Michael Kalen, CEO of Futurity First. “He brings to our company 25 years of experience as a senior Information Technology professional with extensive expertise in the financial services industry and a proven track record in solving complex business challenges.”

Prior to joining Futurity First, Mr. Raymond held the position of Assistant Vice President of Distribution Systems and Field Technology at MassMutual in the US Insurance Group where he was accountable for technology strategies and solution development for the portfolio of applications and technology services supporting agents and field offices across North America. He also previously held the positions of Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Trumbull Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hartford Financial Services Group as well as Manager of the National Product Development for Kaiser Permanente, the largest not-for-profit HMO in the country at that time. Mr. Raymond currently resides in Wethersfield, Conn.