RSA has appointed Group CIO Darren Price to its executive committee.

Confirming the move this morning, the insurer said that Price's appointment demonstrates RSA's commitment to driving performance improvements through the use of effective technology and is a core plank of its new strategy.

Price will work across the Group leveraging best practice and improve regional capability.

He has over 15 years' experience in a range of industries including financial services and consumer goods. He joined RSA in 2007 and has worked across the Emerging Markets Directorate before being appointed CIO in June 2013.

Price will report to Paul Whittaker, RSA's newly appointed Chief Operating Officer.