Robert Goodman was named global head of private equity and real assets at Sterling Stamos Capital Management, said Jason Solomon, spokesman for the private investment firm. This is a new position. Mr. Goodman was vice chairman and member of the global operating committee at Deutsche Asset Management. He was replaced by Robert Brown, a managing director, who was named global head of Deutsche Insurance Asset Management earlier this year. Previously, Messrs. Brown and Goodman were global-co-heads, said Mayura Hooper, DeAM spokeswoman.