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

Letter from the Business editor

Recognizing Mass. leaders who made a difference in 2013

By Mark Pothier , Globe Staff

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

Perspective

Why I still shop at Walmart

By Mark Pothier ,

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

Perspective

Bitcoin, credit cards, and the rise of a cashless economy

By Mark Pothier ,

The world is moving on from cash. It’s time we embrace the change.

In Boston, enthusiasm rules

By Mark Pothier , Globe Business Editor

An inviting, engaging workplace helps lead to increased productivity, innovation, and -- most probably -- higher profits.