Employers Holdings, Inc. Appoints Barbara A. Higgins and Jeanne L. Mockard to Board of Directors

RENO, Nev. — February 28, 2018 — Employers Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: EIG) today announced the appointment of Barbara A. Higgins and Jeanne L. Mockard to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2018.

“We are very excited to welcome Barbara Higgins and Jeanne Mockard to the EMPLOYERS Board,” said Douglas D. Dirks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. “Barbara brings a wealth of experience focusing on customer experience with major corporations in multiple industries. Jeanne brings a depth of investment experience having spent most of her career in senior positions at Putnam Investments. We will benefit greatly from the professional experiences of each of these new directors and look forward to their contributions to our Board.”

Barbara Higgins, age 51, currently serves as Chief Customer Officer for Duke Energy Corporation. She has nearly 30 years of experience in multi-channel operations, market research, brand management and leadership throughout the world. Her career includes serving in senior positions with Allstate Insurance Company, United Airlines, and the Walt Disney Company. Ms. Higgins received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and an MBA from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business.

Jeanne Mockard, age 54, is the owner of JLM Capital and Consulting, where she evaluates private investment opportunities and provides consulting services. Prior to that, she served as a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Putnam Investments. She is a CFA charterholder and has nearly 30 years of investment experience. Ms. Mockard has a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Latin from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Administration.

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.