EMPLOYERS® Names Dwight Robertson, M.D. as Medical Director
RENO, Nev. -- January 28, 2013
EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®, has named Dwight
L. Robertson, M.D. as Medical Director. In this role, Dr. Robertson will
provide strategic physician oversight for the clinical direction of medical
services for EMPLOYERS, as well as medical expertise with respect to the
Company’s clinical policies, procedures and programs. He will work closely
with the claims leadership team in the management and development of EMPLOYERS
workers’ compensation provider networks.
Dr. Robertson holds an M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine as
well as an M.A. in public policy from Duke University. He most recently served
as the chief medical officer for MSC Care Management and NextImage Medical.
Dr. Robertson has significant experience working for insurance carriers,
having previously worked at Zenith National Insurance Company, The Travelers
Insurance Company as well as AIG.
“EMPLOYERS is excited about bringing Dwight into our organization,” stated
Stephen Festa, senior vice president, chief claims officer, EMPLOYERS. “He has
a proven track record of applying medical knowledge and expertise to business
challenges in order to achieve significant business and quality outcomes. We
will leverage these skills with Dwight in his role as Medical Director at
“As medical costs continue to increase, it is exciting to have this
opportunity to apply a combination of both traditional and cutting edge
solutions to help create a truly high quality workers’ compensation result for
EMPLOYERS customers,” stated Dr. Dwight Robertson, M.D., medical director,
EMPLOYERS. “The important issues of chronic prescription abuse as well as
extraordinarily costly surgical procedures and advanced medical technologies
require thoughtful program coordination and application to yield a quality,
clinical result while establishing comprehensive total loss cost reduction.”
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.
Copyright © 2013 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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