EMPLOYERS® Names Ray Wise as Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer

Reno, Nev. — November 30, 2016 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Ray Wise as senior vice president, chief sales officer for EMPLOYERS. With almost 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Wise brings to EMPLOYERS expertise in the fields of Sales and Marketing. This position reports directly to the chief operating officer, and is responsible for leading sales and account management, business development, product development, distribution channel management, marketing communications, agency administration and market research efforts.

Wise held various positions with increasing responsibilities that will add a valued contribution to the EMPLOYERS organization. For the past four years, Wise has served as president of Vanliner Insurance Company. Prior positions include chief sales and marketing officer, business insurance, for CNA Financial and senior positions with The Hartford. Wise holds a BS, Business Administration from Syracuse University.

Wise is based 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.