SKCG Group, a US-based insurance and risk management advisory firm, has appointed Wayne Siebner as new senior vice president and manager of executive and professional liability, to enhance its global hedge fund and private equity fund practice.

In this role, Siebner will focus on directors and officers (D&O) and errors and omissions (E&O) Insurance services.

Hedge funds and asset management firms purchase D&O and E&O risk management tools to protect themselves from costs stemming from SEC investigations and investor lawsuits

Siebner most recently worked at Arthur J Gallagher Risk Management Services, where he held a various managerial and business development positions, the most recent being area executive vice president for their financial products, corporate accounts and marketing units.

SKCG Group CEO Thomas Kozera said Wayne’s 32 years of industry experience complements SKCG’s long history of providing sophisticated advice on D&O and E&O insurance products and services across a broad spectrum of public, private and not-for-profit commercial and financial service industry sectors.