In the newly created position, Tom Woodbury will have responsibility for domestic and international revenue operations and continued oversight of Network Business Affairs for HBO. The promotion was announced today by Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO, to whom Woodbury reports.

Woodbury most recently held the title of general counsel and EVP, Network Business Affairs, serving as the company’s chief legal officer and chief legal liaison to Time Warner. He also was responsible for business affairs matters pertaining to Affiliate Sales, International and Technology Operations, areas he had overseen since 2004 when he was promoted to EVP, Business Affairs and Legal, Sales and Network Operations. Woodbury joined HBO in 1981 as associate counsel, sales and marketing.