Employers Holdings, Inc. Promotes Bryan C. Ware to Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary

RENO, Nev.— March 14, 2016— Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that Bryan C. Ware has been promoted to executive vice president, chief actuary. Ware is responsible for overseeing reserving, pricing and risk analysis, predictive analytics, enterprise risk management, as well as the development and implementation of strategies and initiatives that support operational and strategic goals. Ware previously served as senior vice president, chief actuary, a position he held with EMPLOYERS since 2012. Ware has been EMPLOYERS’ Appointed Actuary since 2015. He is located in EMPLOYERS headquarters in Reno, Nevada.

Ware has over 31 years of experience in the insurance industry with significant experience in workers’ compensation. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. Ware holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Wichita State University. He completed the Advanced Executive Education Program jointly sponsored by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

In making today’s announcement, Douglas D. Dirks, president and chief executive officer of Employers Holdings, Inc., said, “Bryan is a highly respected actuary who continues to bring his wealth of experience, leadership capabilities and executive skills to the benefit of our company.”

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.