Douglas D. Dirks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc.

Douglas D. Dirks has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc., EGI and their predecessors since their creation in April 2005 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of EICN, ECIC, EPIC, and EAC since February 1, 2011. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of EICN and ECIC since January 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer of EPIC, EAC, EIG Services, Inc. since November 2008, as well as Pinnacle Benefits, Inc., and AmSERV, Inc. from November 2008 to June 2013 when they merged into EIG Services, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EICN from January 2000 until January 2006, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ECIC from May 2002 until January 2006. Mr. Dirks has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elite Insurance Services, Inc. (“EIS”) since 2002 and Employers Occupational Health, Inc. ("EOH") from 2002 to January 2014 when it merged into EIG Services, Inc. He has been a Director of Employers Holdings, EGI and their predecessors since April 2005, a Director of EIS since 1999, EICN since December 1999, EOH from 2000 to January 2014, ECIC since May 2002, and a Director of EPIC, EAC, EIG Services, Inc. since November 2008, and Pinnacle Benefits, Inc. and AmSERV, Inc. from November 2008 to June 2013. Mr. Dirks is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas. He presently serves on the Board of Directors of NCCI Holdings, Inc., the Board of Governors of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America and Board of Directors of the Nevada Insurance Education Foundation. Mr. Dirks holds B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Texas and a J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota.



Acronyms and Terms

  • EAC (Employers Assurance Company)
  • ECIC (Employers Compensation Insurance Company)
  • EGI (Employers Group, Inc.)
  • EHI (Employers Holdings, Inc.)
  • EICN (Employers Insurance Company of Nevada)
  • EIS (Elite Insurance Services, Inc.)
  • ESI (EIG Services, Inc.)
  • EOH (Employers Occupational Health, Inc.)
  • EPIC (Employers Preferred Insurances Company)
  • The Fund (Nevada State Industrial Insurance System)