Navigators Selected As One of the "Best Places to Work in Insurance" in 2014

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) today announced that it has been selected as one of the 2014 "Best Places to Work in Insurance" by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group. The nationwide competition consisted of a survey and awards program designed to identify and recognize high-quality workplaces in the commercial insurance industry.

"We're proud to be a company that is not only recognized for our commitment to providing specialty insurance through unparalleled service, but also for our ability to create a culture where employees are able to thrive in a work environment they can love," said Stanley A. Galanski, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Navigators Group, Inc. "At Navigators, we recognize that the caliber, expertise and dedication of our colleagues are invaluable qualities, and working together in a high-quality workplace is an integral component of our continued success. We are honored to be named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance."

According to Business Insurance, companies that make the list of Best Places to Work in Insurance demonstrate a level of excellence in a variety of employment-related metrics, measured against other employers in this industry as well as other companies nationwide. Winners are chosen based on a two-part survey that relies heavily on employees' engagement and satisfaction with benefits, workplace experience and company culture. Business Insurance conducts the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program in partnership with Best Companies Group, an independent workplace excellence research firm.

The Navigators Group, Inc. is an international specialty insurance holding company with insurance company operations, underwriting management companies and operations at Lloyd's. Navigators has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, as well as representative offices in China and Brazil.

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