EMPLOYERS Earns Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America

  EMPLOYERS Earns Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology
  Innovators Across America

Business Wire

RENO, Nev. -- December 17, 2012

EMPLOYERS^®, America’s small business insurance specialist^®, has been named
to the 2012 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most
innovative users of business technology. EMPLOYERS made the prestigious list
by executing on key technology initiatives designed to provide small business
policyholders, appointed agents and employees with innovative operational
efficiencies by leveraging new mobile-enabled functionality and embracing
cloud-based collaborative technology.

“We know that small businesses and independent insurance agents prefer working
with tech-savvy insurance providers, which is why leveraging the latest
technologies to make doing business with us as easy as possible is a priority
at EMPLOYERS,” said Richard Hallman, senior vice president, chief information
officer, EMPLOYERS. “From employing cloud-based tools for external
collaboration to combining the presentation of customer data through web
interfaces, enterprise content analytics and mobile-enabled applications in
new ways, we will realize tremendous value. We remain committed to leveraging
technology solutions to interact with our policyholders and appointed agents
in a dynamic and productive way.”

“The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business
technology for 24 years, and this year’s planned innovations were particularly
impressive,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “What the
editors looked for are unconventional approaches—new technologies, new models,
new ways of grabbing business opportunities and solving complex business
problems with IT.”

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of
information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the
technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America’s
best-known companies. 2012 winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center, Deere & Co., Zynga Inc., Vail Resorts Inc. and E. & J. Gallo Winery.

The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it
spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than
simply identifying the biggest IT spenders. Additional details on the
InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.

About Employers Holdings, Inc.

Employers Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Reno, Nevada and listed on the
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: EIG). EMPLOYERS 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 coast to
coast. 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.

About InformationWeek Business Technology Network

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unique analysis and tools that parallel their work flow—from defining and
framing objectives through to the evaluation and recommendation of solutions.
Anchored by InformationWeek, the multimedia powerhouse that looks across the
enterprise, the network scales across the most critical technology categories
with online properties such as DarkReading.com (security),
NetworkComputing.com (networking and communications) and BYTE (consumer
technology). The network also provides focused content for key IT targets,
such as CIOs, developers and SMBs, via InformationWeek Global CIO, Dr. Dobb's
and InformationWeek SMB, as well as vital vertical industries with
InformationWeek Financial Services, Government and Healthcare sites. Content
is at the nucleus of our information distribution strategy — IT professionals
turn to our experts and communities to stay informed, get advice and research
technologies to make strategic business decisions.

Copyright © 2012 EMPLOYERS. All rights reserved.


Employers Holdings, Inc.
Ty Vukelich, 775-327-2677
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Vicki Erickson Mills, 775-327-2794
Vice President, Investor Relations
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