West Berlin, N.J.-based Dynasil Corp. of America announced today that Peter Sulick, a significant investor in the company since 2005, has been elected chairman of its board of directors. Former chair James Saltzman was elected vice chairman. Sulick, an entrepreneur who has founded and led telecommunications companies subsequently acquired by Nextel and T-Mobile, joined the Dynasil board in June 2008. In the early part of his career, he was a principal financial officer for Cablevision Systems and has also held several senior-level financial positions at the communications operations group of ITT. A CPA, he began his career in the audit department at Arthur Andersen & Co., having earned his MBA in finance from the University of Massachusetts and a BS in business administration from The Citadel. Dynasil makes high-purity synthetic fused silica, including excimer grades, for optics, lasers, electronics, semiconductor and research applications.