HBO ups Tom Woodbury

Exec to fill void left by Harold Akselrad

Filling the void left by last week’s departure of longtime HBO exec Harold Akselrad, 27-year company vet Tom Woodbury has been upped to general counsel and exec VP at the premium cabler. 

In addition to serving as chief legal eagle on all matters, Woodbury also will be HBO’s liaison to the Time Warner leadership as well as maintain his purview over affiliate sales and the international and technology operation, which he’s overseen since 2004.

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