The first CES Women in CE awards event was held Thursday Jan. 7, in Las Vegas at MGM Grand’s Tabu Ultra Lounge.
Age: 39 Career History: Denise Morales “grew up” in retail, starting at age 15 as a sales associate, store manager and buyer, developing expertise in house wares, apparel and consumer electronics. She joined Monster nine years ago as a national accounts manager; ran dealer support; became a national accounts manager, working with such high-level retailers as the Pro Group members; ran domestic sales; and eventually took over global sales. Greatest Business Achievements: “Growing my team. We built strong domestic and international sales and put together a global program that opened up a whole other part of the world for us.” Advice: “Be self motivated.