Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Additional Board Member

RENO, Nev.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Oct. 22, 2015— Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) a Nevada-based company whose subsidiaries are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance focused on small businesses, announced today that the company’s board of directors has elected Prasanna Dhoré to the Boards of Directors of Employers Holdings, Inc. and Employers Group, Inc.

Dhoré, 54, is senior vice president, chief data and analytics officer at Equifax, Inc., one of the three largest American consumer credit reporting agencies. Prior to assuming his current role in 2012, Dhoré served as vice president, global customer intelligence at Hewlett Packard. He has also served as executive vice president at Dreyfus/Mellon Financial Corporation.

“Prasanna is one of the thought leaders in the field of data analytics. His understanding of big data and its uses will help guide EMPLOYERS into its uses of predictive modeling and data analytics to solve business problems and drive better decision-making. He is a strategic thinker, and has experience guiding companies through growth and change,” said president and chief executive officer Douglas D. Dirks. “He will be an excellent addition to our board.”

Dhoré will serve on the EMPLOYERS board’s Finance committee.

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.