EMPLOYERS® Names Bryan Ware Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary

RENO, Nev. – August 20, 2012 – EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Bryan Ware Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary. With almost 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Ware brings to EMPLOYERS not only an extensive knowledge of the insurance industry but also significant expertise in workers’ compensation.

Ware is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Ware will be responsible for EMPLOYERS’ reserving, pricing, and risk analysis and will work closely with executive management to develop and implement strategies and initiatives that support operational and strategic goals. He will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ corporate offices in Reno, Nevada, reporting to CEO, Douglas Dirks.

A Kansas native, Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Wichita State University. Ware joins EMPLOYERS from KPMG where he led a five person actuarial consulting team, which was part of a 25 person P&C actuarial consulting group.


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.