BET Has New Money Man

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Black Entertainment Television announced Tuesday that Scott Mills, chief
operating officer for BET Interactive, will become BET’s new executive vice
president and chief financial officer effective immediately.

Mills, who led BET Interactive’s ( ) unit to the
top spot among African-American Web sites, will succeed former CFO Bob
Ambrosini, who is leaving the network to pursue other professional

BET president and CEO Debra L. Lee also said Michael
Pickrum, VP of business development at BET Interactive, would lead that group on
an interim basis until a successor to Mills is named.