Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Richard P. Hallman, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

RENO, Nev. — April 21, 2014 — Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that effective April 21, 2014, Richard P. Hallman has been promoted to executive vice president, chief information officer, overseeing all of EMPLOYERS information technology departments. Hallman previously served as senior vice president, chief information officer, a position he held with EMPLOYERS since 2010. He will continue to be located in EMPLOYERS headquarters in Reno, Nevada.

Hallman has over 25 years of experience in various technical and senior information technology leadership positions. Rich is retired from the U.S. Military where he served over 23 years in the Nevada National Guard and the US Air Force.

In making today’s announcement, Douglas D. Dirks, President and chief executive officer of Employers Holdings, Inc., said, “We are pleased to have Rich as part of the executive management team in this critically important role. His highly respected wealth of experience, leadership capabilities, and executive skills will help excel EMPLOYERS growth and process efficiencies through technology.”

Hallman commented, “I am truly honored to continue to lead an incredible technology team here at EMPLOYERS. I look forward to this great opportunity to continue to partner with my peers, drive business process transformation and to enable differentiated value added services to our customers through innovative technology solutions.”

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.