Jani Venter has been appointed director of IPD’s US office while Goran Ujdur is now director within its Australian and New Zealand arm.

Venter joins IPD from CB Richard Ellis Investors US where she was a director in the research group.

As of February, she will be based at IPD's Chicago office working alongside Simon Mallinson, head of US Services.

Goran Ujdur will work alongside Melbourne-based director John Garimort.