RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2016--
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG), America’s small business insurance
specialist®, today announced the appointment of
Michael S. Paquette as its executive vice president, chief financial
officer, with responsibility for the Company’s Financial Reporting,
Treasury, Corporate Planning, Investor Relations and Internal Audit
Departments. Paquette’s employment with the Company will commence on
January 1, 2017.
Paquette previously served as executive vice president, chief financial
officer of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. from 2008 to 2015 and chief
financial officer of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. from its
inception in 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining Montpelier in 2007, Paquette
spent 18 years with White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., and its
subsidiaries, in various capacities including senior vice president,
controller and 4 years with KPMG as an auditor. Paquette holds a
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of
Vermont and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management
Accountant, Certified Financial Manager and Chartered Global Management
“Michael brings strong experience in the areas of finance, treasury and
business processes,” said Douglas D. Dirks, president and chief
executive officer. “His solid leadership skills promote accounting and
financial discipline and generate operating and reporting efficiencies
which will drive the planning and execution of immediate and long-term
“I am excited to be joining the EMPLOYERS organization,” said Michael
Paquette. “I look forward to working with Doug Dirks and the entire
EMPLOYERS team to profitably grow the business and drive shareholder
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 in 36 states and the District of Columbia. 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 © 2016 EMPLOYERS. All rights reserved.
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