EMPLOYERS® Names Martha S. Collins as Vice President, Regional Sales

Reno, Nev. — October 22, 2014 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Martha Collins as vice president, regional sales for the eastern region. With more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, Collins brings to EMPLOYERS strong experience in sales and business development. This position will work under the direction of the senior vice president and chief sales officer, and focus on business opportunities that are consistent with EMPLOYERS’ underwriting and financial objectives in the eastern region.

Collins joins EMPLOYERS from Hanover Insurance Company, where she served as a sales manager. Prior to that, she was with CNA as assistant vice president of business development for nine years. Throughout her 19 years in the industry, Collins held various positions that included operations, underwriting, distribution, sales and marketing with increasing responsibilities that will add a valued contribution to the EMPLOYERS organization.

Collins will be based in Baltimore, MD.

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.