Employers Holdings, Inc. Appoints James Kroner and Michael McSally to Board
RENO, Nev. -- September 30, 2013
Employers Holdings, Inc., (NYSE:EIG) today announced the appointments of James
Kroner and Michael McSally to its Board of Directors, effective September 26,
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Jim Kroner and Mike McSally to the
Employers Board,” said Douglas D. Dirks, president and chief executive officer
of Employers Holdings, Inc. “Each of them brings a wealth of insurance
experience and expertise to our Board that will benefit the company and our
Mr. Kroner, age 52, was formerly the Chief Financial Officer and Chief
Investment Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (“Endurance”) which he
co-founded in 2001 and from which he retired in December 2005. In addition, he
served on its Executive Committee and its Board of Directors. Since his
retirement, Mr. Kroner has served as a consultant to various insurance
companies and as a private investor. Mr. Kroner recently served on the Boards
of Terra Industries Inc. (“Terra”) and Global Indemnity plc (“Global
Indemnity”) and its U.S. insurance subsidiaries. He served as a member of the
Audit Committees of Terra and Global Indemnity and Chair of Global Indemnity’s
Investment Committee and 162(m) Committee. Prior to founding Endurance, Mr.
Kroner was Managing Director at Fox Paine & Company LLC and served as a
Managing Director and co-head of insurance industry investment banking in the
Americas for JP Morgan & Co. Mr. Kroner received a Bachelor’s Degree in
International Relations from Northwestern University and a Master’s Degree in
Management from the Northwestern Kellogg School.
Mr. McSally, age 56, retired in 2010 and is currently a private investor with
focus on insurance and related businesses. Mr. McSally most recently served as
Senior Vice President at OneBeacon Insurance Group (“OneBeacon”) and through
his career at OneBeacon, led commercial lines, distribution and agency
management and personal lines from 2001 through 2010. Prior to that, he served
as president and chief operating officer of John Hancock’s property and
casualty operations, as chief executive officer of Commercial Union York
Insurance Company, and as president and chief executive officer of York
Insurance Company of Maine. He has also served on several boards of directors
of privately held insurance companies and was an Executive Partner of Charter
Oak Capital Partners, LP. Mr. McSally received a Bachelor’s Degree from
Providence College, is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and is a
member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
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.
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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