James N. Hauslein

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James N. Hauslein has been the chairman, chief executive officer, and treasurer of Atlas Acquisition Holdings Corporation since our inception in September 2007. "Since May 2001, Mr. Hauslein has managed his personal private equity and other investments. Mr. Hauslein was involved in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Sunglass Hut International (previously NASDAQ: RAYS) in June 1987. In 1991, Mr. Hauslein led the buyout of Sunglass Hut International. Mr. Hauslein served as chairman of Sunglass Hut International from 1991 to 2001 and served as chief executive officer from May 1997 to January 1998 and January 2001 to April 2001...From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Hauslein was a partner at private equity firm Kidd, Kamm & Company, where he was responsible for identifying, consummating, and overseeing a number of middle-market acquisitions. Mr. Hauslein is an independent director of GLG Partners, Inc. (NYSE: GLG) and was previously an independent director, from July 2006 to November 2007, of Freedom Acquisition Holdings, Inc. (formerly AMEX: FRH), a $528 million general purpose blank check company that recently completed a business combination with GLG Partners, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion. Mr. Hauslein is also an independent director of Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. (AMEX: LIA), a general purpose blank check company that raised approximately $1 billion in its December 2007 initial public offering. Mr. Hauslein is currently a director of Promethean India plc (AIM: PTHI), a listed private equity and investment management business. Mr. Hauslein received his M.B.A., with distinction, from Cornell University"s Johnson Graduate School of Management and his B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University." [1]

"Mr. Hauslein is currently Managing Director of Hauslein & Company, Inc., a private equity firm and is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Acquisition Holdings Corp...

"Mr. Hauslein is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Boys Club of New York, a member of The Board of Directors of the Jamestown Foundation (Washington, D.C.), is a Director of the American Swiss Foundation, a member of the Chairman's Council of Conservation International (Washington DC) and is a Trustee of the Pine School (Hobe Sound, Florida)." [2]

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  1. James N. Hauslein, Forbes, accessed April 21, 2009.
  2. James N. Hauslein, Johnson School Advisory Council, accessed April 21, 2009.