EMPLOYERS® Names Susan Watson Sales Executive in Texas, Serving Dallas/Fort Worth Market

DALLAS – March 14, 2012 – EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Susan Watson sales executive for the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Based in Dallas, Watson brings 20 years of experience to EMPLOYERS along with valuable sales and agency management skills.

Watson joins EMPLOYERS from Nationwide Insurance where she most recently served as sales manager, and was responsible for forecasting and driving sales efforts, agent management, and facilitation of agency growth.

If you are interested in becoming appointed with EMPLOYERS in Dallas/Fort Worth, please contact Susan Watson at (972) 672-5695 or email swatson@employers.com.

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.