Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Matthew H. Hendricksen, Vice President, Treasury & Investments

RENO, Nev.—August 1, 2016— Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that Matthew H. Hendricksen has been promoted to vice president, treasury & investments. Hendricksen provides leadership for EMPLOYERS® corporate and operational treasury activities including optimizing working capital and returns through effective management of liquidity, investable assets, and debt and equity capital strategies. He has been with EMPLOYERS since May 2012 and previously served as director, treasury & investments, a position he held since January 2015. He will continue to be located at the company’s Reno, Nev. headquarters, reporting directly to the chief financial officer.

Hendricksen has over 16 years of experience in progressive leadership roles in the financial services industry and is an astute finance leader.

In making today’s announcement, Terry Eleftheriou, chief financial officer of EMPLOYERS, said, “I am pleased to have Matthew continue to be a part of the management team particularly in this critically important role. His expertise and leadership skills are highly respected in the industry and Matthew will continue to help realize the organization’s goals in the areas of treasury, investments and capital management.”

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.