Discovery hands PR duties to Arcis

Discovery Networks Asia Pacific has appointed Arcis Communications to manage its public agency in Malaysia.

Arcis Communications will consult Discovery on strategic communications and oversee all PR and media relations drives for its key channels in Malaysia including Discovery Channel, TLC, Discovery Kids and Animal Planet.

Charles Yap, vice president of communications, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific said, Arcis' broad reach of cross industry experience was a strong point.

Stephen P Francis, managing consultant of Arcis Communications, said Discovery marks its second key business win this year.

Incumbent agency Compass Communications held the account for seven years.