Reporter

Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

MassChallenge is looking for a new CEO

By and , Globe Staff

John Harthorne is stepping down to form a venture designed to help participants grow after they complete the program.

Can the Massport board look beyond the usual players as it hires a new CEO?

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Port Authority board hasn’t picked a headhunting firm yet to replace its departing CEO, but the jockeying for the job has already begun.

Gillette battles back in razor business

By , Globe Staff

A P&G spokesman says the grooming business enjoyed double-digit sales and volume growth in the last quarter in the United States.

Report shows opioid crisis is costing Mass. workforce billions in lost productivity

By , Globe Staff

The toll that the opioid epidemic is taking on the Massachusetts economy now has a cost in dollars.