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Akselrad leaves HBO

HBO co-president Harold Akselrad is leaving the company after 25 years. In charge of the network's legal, business affairs, technology and film acquisition groups, Akselrad leaves the company after concluding numerous deals with theatrical studios, including Dreamworks, Universal, and Fox, that will secure the flow of Hollywood films.
December 10, 2008

HBO co-president Harold Akselrad is leaving the company after 25 years. In charge of the network’s legal, business affairs, technology and film acquisition groups, Akselrad leaves the company after concluding numerous deals with theatrical studios, including Dreamworks, Universal, and Fox, that will secure the flow of Hollywood films.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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