Arachnid is now wholly owned by Saatchi & Saatchi and becomes part of the Publicis Groupe. The award-winning digital agency will be called in future ‘Saatchi & Saatchi Arachnid’ and be part of the Saatchi & Saatchi network in Asia Pacific. The current management team will stay in place. Arachnid was founded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1996 and has work with many blue chip clients such as Toyota, Lexus, Petronas, Dutch Lady, Mini and Reckitt Benckiser. Some of the key Arachnid staff will be embedded in the Singapore office of Saatchi & Saatchi.