Executive Vice President Craig Leach to Retire From AMERISAFE, Inc.


DERIDDER, La., June 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMERISAFE, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMSF) a specialty provider of hazardous workers' compensation insurance, today announced that Craig Leach, AMERISAFE's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, will retire effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Leach has had a distinguished career with AMERISAFE, serving in a number of key sales and marketing positions since beginning his insurance career with a predecessor to the company in 1980.

Until his retirement in December, Mr. Leach will continue to serve as AMERISAFE's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Following his retirement and for the next five years, Mr. Leach will provide insurance and business consulting services to the company.

C. Allen Bradley, AMERISAFE's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: "Craig Leach has been a key member of AMERISAFE's management since the company was founded in 1986. During his more than three decades with the company, Craig has played an integral role in establishing and maintaining key relationships with our policyholders, agents and other important stakeholders. Both personally and on behalf of the company, I want to thank Craig for his dedicated service and contribution to AMERISAFE's success."


AMERISAFE, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers' compensation insurance focused on small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, principally construction, trucking, manufacturing oil and gas and agriculture. AMERISAFE actively markets workers' compensation insurance in 30 states and the District of Columbia.

CONTACT: Kathryn Rowan SVP, General Counsel & Secretary AMERISAFE, Inc. 337-463-9052

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