Reno, Nev.-based Employers Holdings has named Stephen Festa EVP and COO of the company's workers' compensation business.
Festa had been been SVP and chief claims officer of the company since 2004.
"We are pleased to have Steve join the executive management team in this critically important role," says Douglas Dirks, EMPLOYERS president and CEO, in a statement. "His highly respected wealth of experience, leadership capabilities, and executive skills will help propel EMPLOYERS to its next level."
Festa adds, ""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."