HONG KONG, Oct. 2, 2012 – Avature, a leading provider of innovative Web 2.0 talent acquisition solutions delivered as SaaS, announced today that it has opened a new office in Hong Kong, China as part of its expansion plan to better support its growing APAC customer base. Lead by Julian Boylan, Senior Vice-President Global Markets, the new facility is located in Central Hong Kong, at 27F World Wide House, 19 Des Voeux Road Central.
Already counting 14 of the Fortune 100 and several of the largest Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) companies among its more than 240 customers, Avature seeks to expand its user base in the Asia Pacific region and strengthen its consulting and support of existing global and regional customers.
“We are excited about being on the ground in Hong Kong,” said Dimitri Boylan, founder and CEO of the company. “From here we will begin to build out a team of professionals to better support the region and be more responsive to local market needs and challenges.”
Recently awarded with the 2012 Talent Management Tektonic Award by HRO Today and cited as a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in 2010, Avature’s flagship product, Avature CRM, is one of the fastest growing Web 2.0 e-recruiting systems currently available. The only enterprise CRM designed specifically for global recruiting, it supports sourcing from over 200 major web sites throughout the world. Avature CRM helps customers achieve a new level of collaboration with tagging, journaling, and other advanced Web 2.0 features as well as built-in e-mail marketing and SMS communication.
“Our user base in China and Japan has been growing steadily over the past few years and our multinational customers have indicated that this trend will continue,” commented Julian Boylan. “Now that I am here we will focus on improving our Asian language user interfaces and our local language parsing to better serve the different Asian markets.”
From its founding in 2005 by Dimitri Boylan, co-founder and former CEO of Hotjobs.com, Avature has focused on redefining the recruiting software market with game changing Web 2.0 technology designed to meet the real challenges and new opportunities of social recruiting. Avature CRM, the company’s flagship product, was launched in 2008 as a flexible platform to support agile global talent acquisition practices. Shortly thereafter, Avature expanded its product architecture to support global RPO/BPO services providers and leading recruitment marketing organizations. Avature has offices in Charlotte, Chicago, Portland, London, Munich, Buenos Aires, Melbourne, and now Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.avature.net.