Torrance, CA, March 31, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Celestron, the world’s #1 telescope brand and a leading optics innovator, is pleased to announce the promotion of Corey Lee to Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Product Development. Lee will report to CEO Dave Anderson and is responsible for the company’s brand strategy, innovation and the continual global sales growth across all market segments.
“Corey has been showcasing his leadership and innovative thinking within Celestron for over 12 years. Corey has been an asset to the Celestron brand, and team, and we look forward to many more achievements from him in his new role of Executive Vice President,” said Celestron CEO, Dave Anderson.
Having been involved with the amateur astronomy industry for more than 20 years, Lee began his career in 1995 with Celestron as an engineer and has held roles with increasing responsibilities within the company.
Lee joined Celestron’s executive team in 2006, and most recently served as Celestron’s Senior Vice President of Product Development. With his guidance, Celestron has successfully built a strong product team and developed numerous impactful products —including the highly regarded EdgeHD optical system— and set the course for the development of the ground breaking fully automated telescope alignment technology known as StarSense.
Lee holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles.
Celestron is a leading designer, manufacturer, and importer of high quality optical products including computerized and non-computerized telescopes and related accessories, binoculars, spotting scopes, and microscopes. Since manufacturing its first telescope in 1960, Celestron has grown to become the world's #1 telescope maker, and enjoys brand name recognition among serious amateur astronomers for superior optics, outstanding design, and innovative technology. Celestron’s extraordinary products continue to receive numerous industry and consumer media accolades, adding to an already impressive list that includes awards for product innovation from Reader's Digest, Popular Science, PC Magazine, Popular Mechanics, the Consumer Electronics Association, and more. Celestron is a privately held company with corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in Torrance, California.