EMPLOYERS® Names Frank Buonomo Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Operations

RENO, Nev. — May 5, 2014 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Frank Buonomo vice president of IT infrastructure and operations. With more than 20 years of experience in the information technology field, Buonomo brings to EMPLOYERS a wealth of experience developing and integrating software, computing and networking systems to reduce operating expenses; developing cost effective business solutions; and executing IT projects. He will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ corporate headquarters in Reno, Nevada.

Buonomo joins EMPLOYERS from Aon Service Corporation where he was responsible for global insurance consulting and risk management services supporting Fortune 500 companies, including supporting critical infrastructure service functions, developing capacity planning strategy, identifying and executing cost savings opportunities and extensive project management. He holds an MBA in IS & Finance and a BS degree from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.

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.