Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Stephen V. Festa, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

  Employers Holdings, Inc. Names Stephen V. Festa, Executive Vice President,
  Chief Operating Officer

Business Wire

RENO, Nev. -- August 20, 2013

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) today announced that effective August 25,
2013, Stephen V. Festa will become executive vice president, chief operating
officer, overseeing all of EMPLOYERS workers’ compensation business. Festa
currently serves as senior vice president, chief claims officer, a position he
has held with EMPLOYERS since 2004. He will be located in EMPLOYERS
headquarters in Reno, Nevada.

Festa has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, principally
in the areas of claims, loss control and premium audit. Additionally, he
currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Governors of the California
Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA).

In making today’s announcement, Douglas D. Dirks, president and chief
executive officer of Employers Holdings, Inc., said, “We are pleased to have
Steve join the executive management team in this critically important role.
His highly respected wealth of experience, leadership capabilities, and
executive skills will help propel EMPLOYERS to its next level.”

Stephen Festa commented, “I am excited about this opportunity to lead the
insurance operations of EMPLOYERS and look forward to continuing and expanding
upon the strong track record of success that our organization has achieved
over its 100 years of existence.”

AboutEmployers Holdings, Inc.

Employers Holdings, Inc.is headquartered inReno, Nevadaand listed on
theNew 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 byEmployers Insurance Company of
Nevada,Employers Compensation Insurance Company,Employers Preferred
Insurance Company, andEmployers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent)
byA.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found

Copyright © 2013 EMPLOYERS. All rights reserved.


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