Michael Dimock Named President of Pew Research Center

Dimock-160x239The Pew Charitable Trusts today named Michael Dimock president of the Pew Research Center. Dimock was named EVP in 2014 during which he most recently oversaw Pew’s largest U.S. political survey.

“Throughout his career at the Pew Research Center, Michael has displayed pitch-perfect judgment and deep dedication to the center and its vital mission to provide decision-makers and the public with high-quality, objective research,” said Don Kimelman, chairman of the Pew Research Center board in the announcement. “His integrity, intellectual curiosity and steady leadership have earned him the trust of the staff, the board and the center’s many audiences.”

Dimock, who has been with the research center for the past 14 years, replaces Alan Murray as president, who left the Pew Research Center in July to join Fortune as editor.