RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) announced today that Mark Hogle has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Regional Manager for the Eastern Region. Mr. Hogle will be based in the Company’s Charlotte, North Carolina office. Mr. Hogle has extensive experience in the workers’ compensation insurance industry. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Workers’ Compensation and Senior Underwriter for Liquor, Property and General Liability for QBE/North Pointe Insurance. Prior to that, Mr. Hogle served as a consultant for Total Risk in Southfield, Michigan. Mr. Hogle spent the first 15 years of his insurance industry career with the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America in Lansing, Michigan, starting as Regional Claims Supervisor and concluding as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Additionally, the Company announced that Cynthia Morrison tendered her resignation as Chief Accountant and Corporate Controller effective May 13, 2011. She will remain with the Company as Senior Vice President to complete several significant finance-related initiatives. Ms. Morrison has been replaced by Gretchen Hofeling, who will serve as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Ms. Hofeling has served as the Vice President of Finance for EMPLOYERS since its acquisition of AmCOMP Incorporated (“AmCOMP”) in October of 2008. She joined AmCOMP in August 2005 as the Assistant Vice President of Finance and was promoted to Vice President of Finance in October of 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Hofeling worked for Ernst & Young as an audit manager. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Hofeling received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from the University of Utah.