BET Elevates President Scott Mills to CEO

He first joined the cable network in 1997

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Twenty-four years after he first joined BET and four years after he returned to the company as president, Scott Mills has become the company’s CEO.

ViacomCBS has promoted Mills to BET CEO, it said today.

“Under Scott’s leadership, BET has reached new heights with continued commercial success and profound cultural impact during a period of immense industry and social change,” ViacomCBS president and CEO Bob Bakish said in a statement. “Scott has been instrumental in the expansion of the BET brand as the premier destination for Black entertainment and top talent, and he has spearheaded transformative initiatives that not only give back to the community but also play a critical role in representation in front of and behind the camera.



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