EMPLOYERS® Names Russel J. Newman, Chief Sales Officer, Senior Vice President

RENO, Nev. — April 1, 2014 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Russel J. Newman chief sales officer, senior vice president. With more than 12 years of experience in the insurance industry, and over 20 years of management experience he brings to EMPLOYERS a wealth of experience from various regional and corporate roles throughout his career. He has been responsible for country wide small commercial sales strategies and strategic redesign of commercial lines and sales organizations. Those are just some of the assets that he will bring to EMPLOYERS. He will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ headquarters in Reno, Nev.

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.