ViacomCBS has just recently revealed that BET has a new Chief Executive Officer!
Scott M. Mills is now the network’s CEO after being with BET for four years as President.
President and CEO of ViacomCBS, Bob Bakish said, “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.”
Bakish added, “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. BET is a source of inspiration and pride across the company, and I’m excited for BET’s strong future ahead with Scott at the helm.”
In an official statement, Scott Mills said, “BET is uniquely positioned to thrive at the intersection of content, community, and culture.”
Adding, “Through the power of the BET brand, our incredible team and great partners, we’ve established leading business franchises across linear, streaming, digital, and most recently, content development and distribution. It is an extraordinary privilege to steward such a culturally significant brand with an enormous legacy as a catalyst for change. As CEO, I look forward to working with my immensely talented BET colleagues and our great partners to ensure that BET continues to thrive and remains ideally positioned to succeed in the ever-changing media landscape.”
Congratulations Scott Mills!
Featured Image obtained from BET’s official Facebook