A renowned telescope brand headquartered in Torrance makes a big announcement.

Celestron has a new CEO, Corey Lee. He has been involved with the astronomy industry for more than 20 years. Lee began his career with Celestron in 1995 and has held many roles. Most recently, he was the executive vice president of Marketing, Sales and Product Development.

Former CEO Dave Anderson has resigned from the position and will continue to be part of the Celestron team.

The company manufactured its first telescope in 1960 and has grown to become the world’s #1 telescope maker.