EMPLOYERS Chief Information Officer Richard Hallman Named Technologist of the Year by Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

RENO, Nev. – Mar. 31, 2015 – Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) has recognized Richard P. Hallman, executive vice president and chief information officer of EMPLOYERS (NYSE:EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, as Technologist of the Year. Hallman will accept the award from Mayor Hillary Schieve at the 2015 NCET Awards Dinner at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

The NCET Awards recognize individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of Northern Nevada’s technology community. The Technologist of the Year honor rewards an exceptional individual who has demonstrated innovative and effective use of technology in support of the strategic initiatives of his or her organization.

“I’m honored to be named NCET’s 2015 Technologist of the Year and to be part of a company that has been recognized by NCET for the third year in a row for its technological advancements,” said Hallman.

Hallman has been with EMPLOYERS for the past decade and has managed the organization’s overall IT infrastructure, security and application development teams. He also led the development of various online services, including EACCESS®, a web-based insurance quoting and automated underwriting system for small business insurance agents.

About Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

NCET is an independent member-supported nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that produces events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. NCET's award winning programs include the annual NCET Small Business Expo and the NCET Tech Awards, and the monthly Tech Wednesday, Tech Bite and Jelly events. NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues. NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada and receives no state or Federal funding. Learn more about NCET at www.NCET.org.

About Employers Holdings, Inc.

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) 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, through its subsidiaries, operates throughout the United States. Insurance is offered by Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, and Employers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found at: www.employers.com.

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