Employers Holdings, Inc. Appoints Michael J. McColgan to Board of Directors

RENO, Nev. — April 26, 2017 – Employers Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: EIG) today announced the appointment of Michael J. McColgan to its board of directors, effective July 1, 2017.

“We are very excited to welcome Mike McColgan to the Employers Board,” said Douglas D. Dirks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. “Mike brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the insurance industry given his 38 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. We will benefit from his perspective and experience, and look forward to his contributions.”

On June 30, 2017, Mr. McColgan, age 61, will retire as a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“PwC”). During his 38 year career with PwC, including 27 years as a partner, Mr. McColgan served as regional assurance leader for the east region, managing partner for several areas of practice, and as the global engagement partner for several of PwC’s largest insurance company clients. Mr. McColgan received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and is a certified public accountant, licensed in 12 states.

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.