December 19, 2018 – North Andover, MA – Aries Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Kelleher, Director of Sales for Aries Systems Corporation.
With over 25 years of experience in the publishing and information industry, Kelleher is uniquely qualified to lead Aries’ technology sales team as the company positions itself for growth in 2019 and beyond. Most recently, Kelleher served as V.P. of Business Development at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), where he led sales for the RightsLink® suite. In this role, Kelleher assisted with the development of the RightsLink®/Editorial Manager integration to create a seamless APC workflow solution for Authors. During his 14-year tenure at the CCC, Kelleher generated extraordinary growth for the company. He has also held leadership roles at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Data Broadcasting Corporation.
“I am thrilled to join the Aries leadership team, whom I was fortunate enough to work with over the past five years during the integration of Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® solution and Editorial Manager,” said Kelleher. “Aries’ commitment to their customers is second to none, and the investment they continuously make in their products underscores this commitment. I look forward to helping Aries deliver world-class solutions to help meet the challenges of an ever-evolving publishing industry.”
Jennifer Fleet, Chief Operating Officer at Aries Systems said of the appointment: “We are very excited to have Jake lead the Aries sales team. He brings a wealth of industry experience and contacts, as well as unique insight into the Open Access community.”
Kelleher heads the Aries Client Development team consisting of Client Development Managers located in the USA and Europe.
About Aries – Aries Systems transforms the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world. The company’s innovative and forward-looking workflow solutions manage the complexities of modern print and electronic publishing- from submission, to editorial management and peer review, to production tracking and publishing channel distribution. As the publishing environment evolves, Aries Systems is committed to delivering solutions that help publishers and scholars enhance the discovery and dissemination of human knowledge. Aries Systems was acquired by Elsevier in September 2018. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems. Follow Aries on Twitter: @AriesMarketing. www.ariessys.com