Senior Vice President of Sales
Blake Boland is our Senior Vice President of Sales and has been with Aries Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since October 2016. Blake has more than 25 years of proven sales leadership experience in large corporate and emerging biopharmaceutical start-up environments. Previously, Blake served as Vice President of Sales at Santarus, Inc., where he developed and led a national sales team, from company start-up, through all growth stages and the company’s ultimate $2.6 billion sale in 2014. Prior to Santarus, Blake worked with several large pharmaceutical companies, including Sanofi’s Aventis and predecessor companies Hoechst Marion Roussel, Marion Merrell Dow and Marion Laboratories. At Aventis, he served as a Regional Sales Director, where he was responsible initially for building a new primary care sales organization in the western U.S. During his career with Aventis and predecessor companies, he held various positions in sales, marketing and sales management in such therapeutic areas as gastroenterology, diabetes, cardiovascular, respiratory and anti-infectives. Blake received his B.A. in Business Administration from Graceland University and an M.B.A. from Rockhurst University.