Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Samuel V. King as Vice President, Fraud Investigations

RENO, Nev.February 22, 2016—EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Samuel V. King as vice president, fraud investigations for EMPLOYERS. With 24 years of fraud investigations leadership experience and 10 years of law enforcement experience, King brings to EMPLOYERS his valuable expertise in the field of workers compensation fraud. This position will work under the senior vice president of claims, and will bring best-in-class thinking to fraud investigation function.

A recognized expert in the area of workers’ compensation fraud, King served as past chairman of the California Workers Compensation Institute’s (CWCI) Anti-Fraud Committee, founding member of California Department of Insurance Fraud Division Anti-Fraud Advisory Committee and former chairman of the California Department of Insurance committee on SIU training. King holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Azusa Pacific University and is a licensed private investigator, which will add a valued contribution to the EMPLOYERS organization.

King will be based in Glendale, CA.

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.