September 2022

Bradford Airport Logistics Appoints Chris Athans and Woodie Perkins

ChampionScott Partners is pleased to announce the appointments of Chris Athans as Vice President of Information Technology and Woodie Perkins as Systems Integration Director to Bradford Airport Logistics (BAL), a leading provider of advanced logistics services to airports and other transportation hubs. Jointly, Chris and Woodie bring over 50 years of leadership experience in Information Technology while driving growth and transformation with them to BAL.

Most recently, Chris served as Global IT Services Operations Manager at Fugro, the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea, and geoscience services. Chris began working at Fugro as a Networks & Architecture Manager. Previously, Chris was Director of Information Technology at Bradford Airport Logistics.

Woodie joins BAL from Allredi, the largest privately held distributor in the blasting, coating, safety, and environmental industry, where he served as Vice President of IT. Woodie began his career as a software engineer for the Department of Defense before moving on to IT leadership roles at companies including Electronic Data Systems, Probusiness /ADP, 3Com and ASC Associates.

Chris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Houston-Downtown and his MBA from the University of Liverpool.

Woodie earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Florida and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

About Bradford Airport Logistics
Bradford Airport Logistics was formed in 2000 and is exclusively focused on airport logistics within the global aviation industry.  Bradford’s services include turnkey services, technology, security, supply chain management, and consultancy associated with the “command and control” over all consumable goods entering the airport terminal complex. Bradford currently operates in fourteen airports in the U.S. and operates the largest and most complex airport CRDC in the world (London Heathrow). Bradford Airport Logistics Global Corporate Headquarters is located in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. For more information, please visit

About ChampionScott Partners
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