EXCLUSIVE: Former SBS Channel Manager Ben Nguyen is joining Stan as Director of Programming.
Nguyen announced his departure from SBS in April after 13 years, including 7 as Channel Manager of SBS and more recently SBS VICELAND. He was previously a Documentary and Factual programmer, and formerly with the Australian Film Commission.
At Stan he reports to Cailah Scobie, who recently replaced Nick Forward as Chief Content Officer. A new CEO is also yet to be announced after Mike Sneesby was promoted to Nine CEO.
Nguyen is the second recent SBS profile headed to Stan after respected scripted exec Amanda Duthie recently joined the streaming platform.
He begins at Stan in early July.