Business Editor

Mark Pothier

Pothier joined the Globe in 2001 as the first editor of Globe South, and moved to the Business section eight years ago as senior assistant business editor. He served as deputy business editor until July 2013. Prior to coming to the Globe, he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where he also taught a journalism class for a decade. Pothier is also a regular contributor to the Globe’s Sunday Magazine.

He is a graduate of Merrimack College and lives in Plymouth with his wife, Elizabeth, and their daughter, Elizabeth. He also has two grown children – Alexandra and Justin.

Latest stories


The trick $3 gas plays on us

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Lower prices at the pump have a way of making us feel suddenly rich. But don’t celebrate yet.

A happy, motivated workplace

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A decent paycheck helps. So do things such as communication, creativity, and corporate responsibility.

Letter from the Business editor

Recognizing Mass. leaders who made a difference in 2013

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A new Boston Globe publication, Game Changers highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.


Why I still shop at Walmart

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Go ahead and picket the enormous chain, shop elsewhere, then be thankful you can afford to.