Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Lori A. Brown Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

RENO, Nev.— April 22, 2014— Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, today announced that Lori A. Brown has been promoted to senior vice president, deputy general counsel. She is the company’s primary attorney for employment and executive compensation law, is assistant corporate secretary to the holding company and corporate secretary to all of the Company’s subsidiaries, and works extensively with the company’s statutory, regulatory and public company filings. Ms. Brown previously served as vice president, deputy general counsel, a position she held with EMPLOYERS® since 2007. She is based out of the company’s San Francisco and Walnut Creek, Calif. offices.

Ms. Brown has over 20 years of experience as an attorney in California primarily in the areas of labor and employment, corporate governance and SEC compliance.

In making today’s announcement, Lenard T. Ormsby, executive vice president, general counsel Employers Holdings, Inc., said, “We are pleased to have Lori as part of the executive legal team in this critically important role. Her highly respected wealth of experience, leadership capabilities, and legal skills will continue to serve EMPLOYERS as we execute on our business strategies.”

Ms. Brown commented, “I am truly honored to continue to work with our incredible legal, compliance and insurance operations teams here at EMPLOYERS. I look forward to this great opportunity to continue to partner with these leaders, providing quality legal advice and solutions in a wide variety of business situations.”

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.