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Ben Cox joins Nickelodeon as new VP and general manager

Nickelodeon has bolstered its team in Australia and New Zealand with the addition of Ben Cox as the firm’s new VP and general manager.

As part of his new role, Cox will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Nickelodeon’s brands in Australia and New Zealand.

Cox boasts over a decade of experience in the subscription TV industry, and previously worked at Foxtel as general manager of content aggregation.

“Ben has always championed the value kids’ brands bring to Foxtel, and he comes into this role with a nuanced expertise I’m confident will continue to drive Nickelodeon’s success,” said Ben Richardson, SVP and general manager at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Australia and New Zealand.

“His familiarity with our business combined with a top-notch reputation makes him the perfect choice to lead the Nickelodeon business in Australia and New Zealand.”

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