EMPLOYERS® Names Larry Rogers Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer

RENO, Nev. — May 5, 2014 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Larry Rogers senior vice president and chief underwriting officer. With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, he brings to EMPLOYERS a strong underwriting background, both from a corporate office perspective, as well as deep experience as a field underwriter. He is well versed on developing strategies and building tactics to ensure profitable growth, and is familiar with web based underwriting systems for small business policyholders. Rogers has substantial experience within the state of California, in particular with small business markets. He will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ headquarters in Reno, Nevada.

Most recently, Rogers served as West Zone Executive for the Tower Group Companies, responsible for leading the company’s expansion into California and the West. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Reliance Insurance Company and ITT Hartford Insurance Group. Rogers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from San Francisco State University.

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.