Susan Ennis

Named to this position in 2009, Susan Ennis is responsible for the Program Planning group as well as the Program Strategy team for HBO Original Programming. The Program Planning areas include Program and Promotion Scheduling across all HBO and Cinemax networks and platforms — the 15 linear services, HBO and Cinemax On Demand, international outlets, HBO GO and MAX GO. She also oversees the Promotion Scheduling and Research teams. In addition, Ennis heads up operations for HBO Original Programming which she joined in 1992 as Director, and has been overseeing the long-range planning of HBO Entertainment, HBO Films & Miniseries, HBO Documentaries & Family and HBO Sports since 2000, when she was named Senior Vice President, Strategy & Planning, Original Programming. Before working in Original Programming, Ennis was Director, Market Research, for HBO and Cinemax from 1989 to 1992. She first joined HBO in 1982 as Supervisor, Market Research, and the following year became Manager, and then Associate Director. Prior to HBO, Ennis held positions in research at Grey Advertising and Dancer Fitzgerald Sample. She holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Art History from Wesleyan University. [+]