I have many CIO announcements to post from last week, while I was on vacation.\u00a0 In an effort to catch everyone up\u2014and quickly\u2014my blurbs about each one are going to be short, with links to stories and press releases where you can get more information on the individuals listed.Lee Holcomb is retiring from his post as CTO of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on June 30, according to an article in Government Computer News. The Bank of New York appointed its CIO, Kurt Woetzel, to lead the company\u2019s newly created Office of Innovation. Woetzel was also named senior executive vice president. Unique Pizza and Subs named Billy Blackwell its chief intelligence officer. With responsibility for implementing systems for the company, Blackwell is effectively its chief information officer. GENCO hired the former CIO of Hub Group as its senior vice president of parcel solutions.\u00a0 Daniel Sellers joined the Pittsburgh, Penn.-based supply chain company on June 6. The City of Boston, Mass. recruited the former CIO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts as its CIO, according to the Boston Business Journal. Bill Oates stepped into the position which had been vacant for two years. Kenneth Taylor joined Mavent, a provider of software that helps financial services companies comply with federal lending and other regulations, as its new CTO. Taylor previously served as CIO of Argent Mortgage Company. The St. Louis Business Journal reported on June 5 that HBE Corp. hired Scott Berlinger as its new CIO. The Triangle Business Journal of Raleigh\/Durham, N.C. reported that Wake Radiology named Ron Mitchell its new CIO. Samuel Gilchrist joined the Harry Fox Agency as the music licensing company\u2019s CIO, reporting to the CEO, Gary Churgin. A final note: If you\u2019re looking for a new CIO gig, higher ed is calling.\u00a0 The Exponent, Purdue University\u2019s student newspaper, reports that demand for CIOs is high among the Big Ten universities. \u00a0Purdue is one of the universities on the lookout for a new CIO.\u00a0 It\u2019s current CIO, James Bottom, is leaving Purdue in July to take the CIO post at Clemson University in South Carolina.