LONDON and SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Avature, a leading provider of innovative Web 2.0 talent acquisition and talent management solutions delivered as SaaS, announced today that it has been selected by BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization, to provide a global Applicant Tracking System (ATS). The Avature system will support the recruiting efforts of all BGI operations throughout the world.

BGI evaluated vendors over a period of several months before selecting Avature. Key selection criteria included the ability to support both local Chinese recruiting efforts and BGI’s international expansion. An additional consideration was Avature’s accessibility from mobile devices and the ability to seamlessly leverage its advanced CRM solution.

"Avature will allow us to better meet our local hiring needs with innovative programs designed to engage high potential candidates," commented PhD Yang Shuang, Chief Human Resource Officer. "With Avature we intend to introduce agility into our recruiting practices to better support our growth in key markets around the world."

"We are excited to work with BGI on developing engaging recruiting programs designed to attract some of the most sought after scientists and engineers in the world," said Dimitri Boylan, founder and CEO of Avature, "and we are confident that our local Shenzhen team can support BGI’s development of competitive strategies in this increasingly challenging recruiting environment."

About Avature
Avature is a highly flexible enterprise SaaS platform for Global Talent Acquisition and Talent Management. Founded by Dimitri Boylan, co-founder and former CEO of, Avature brings commercial internet standards for technology performance and usability to enterprise HCM software. The Avature platform allows HR professionals to design innovative solutions for recruiting, internal mobility, and performance management. Used in 64 countries and 14 languages, Avature has over 400 customers and delivers its private cloud services from data centres in the US, Europe, and Asia. Avature has offices in Buenos Aires, London, Madrid, Melbourne, New York, and Shenzhen. Learn more at