EMPLOYERS® Names Zac S. Taylor Vice President of Sales – Western Region

RENO, Nev. – November 7, 2011 – EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Zac Taylor vice president of sales for its western region. Taylor brings valuable sales experience to EMPLOYERS, along with exceptional management skills. In his new role at EMPLOYERS, Taylor works closely with senior management of EMPLOYERS’ western region to provide key leadership for all sales and agency management within the assigned geography, ultimately supporting success, growth and development for the company overall. Taylor will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ San Francisco office.

Taylor joins EMPLOYERS from Abbott Laboratories where he most recently served as National Sales Director, and was responsible for leading all U.S. sales initiatives.

Contact Information

Media Contact: Lauren Meckstroth, The Abbi Agency
(775) 446-4678 or lauren@theabbiagency.com

Company Contact: Mike Paquette
(775) 327-2562 or mpaquette@employers.com

Investor Relations Contact: Adam Prior, The Equity Group, Inc.
(212) 836-9606 or aprior@equityny.com

About Employers Holdings, Inc.

EMPLOYERS® and America’s small business insurance specialist® are registered trademarks of EIG Services, Inc. Employers Holdings, Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance and services focused on select, small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries. The Company operates throughout the United States, with the exception of four states that are served exclusively by their state funds. Insurance is offered through Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, Employers Assurance Company and Cerity Insurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company. Not all companies do business in all jurisdictions. See employersstage.wpengine.com and www.cerity.com for coverage availability.