Ben Cox is the Vice President and General Manager of Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand, overseeing a diverse business consisting of 24-hour subscription television networks available in over 4 million households, digital platforms, live events, recreation destinations, consumer products, local production and programme sales.
Ben is also a director on the board of Nickelodeon Australia Management Pty Ltd, the joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and Foxtel that operates all Nickelodeon-branded businesses in Australia and New Zealand.
Nickelodeon is the #1 rated Australian subscription television network with 0 – 12 year olds, a position it has held for twenty-six consecutive months. Nick Jr. is the most-watched non-sports subscription channel on Foxtel and the most watched commercial children’s’ television channel In Australia.*
Ben has had a decade-plus career within the subscription television industry. Before joining Nickelodeon, he served in a variety of roles at Foxtel including General Manger of Aggregation, Head of Channel Partnerships and Business Development Manager. He was instrumental in initiatives that enhanced offerings directed at children and youth and played a key role in the 2015 launch of the Nick Play app and the 2016 launch of the Foxtel Kids app. Prior to Foxtel, he was a strategy analyst and a product manager at AUSTAR Entertainment Pty Ltd.