Journalist Vinlaun departs Xconomy

Xconomy senior editor Frank Vinlaun has left the biotech news organization, where he had been for the last six years. “The past six years have been a great ride. I’m grateful I had the opportunity to write about emerging therapies and technologies aiming to transform the treatment of disease,” he wrote on Twitter. Vinluan is a business […]

Fassbender hired as editor at Xconomy

Melissa Fassbender has joined Xconomy as its newest editor. Previously, Fassbender was employed at Outsourcing-Pharma where she led the website’s coverage of the international outsourced drug development industry. She also held the post of U.S. editor for William Reed Business Media Ltd., and as editor for Advantage Business Media. She was also marketing specialist at […]

Engel departs Xconomy after six years

Jeff Bauter Engel, deputy editor of Xconomy, has left the news organization after six years. His last day was Friday. Engel joined Xconomy from The Milwaukee Business Journal, where he covered manufacturing and technology and wrote about companies including Johnson Controls, Harley-Davidson and MillerCoors. He previously worked as the business and health care reporter for […]

Xconomy biotech deputy editor Fidler is departing

Ben Fidler, deputy editor of biotechnology at Xconomy, is departing the website. He has been at Xconomy since April 2013. “Thanks to Xconomy for the opportunity, my colleagues for being true family, and to all you readers for the support and insightful feedback over the years!” he wrote on Twitter. Fidler joined Xconomy after a […]