The new Head of Engineering Operations will be on better integrating trackside operations with the continued design and development of the Williams-Mercedes FW36 at the factory.
Force India team driver Paul di Resta and third driver James Rossiter split the testing duties on the second day in Jerez.
Sahara Force India completed a final day of testing at Silverstone as Adrian Sutil and James Calado completed a combined total of 105 laps.
James Rossiter and Paul Di Resta shared the testing duties on Thursday.
Paul completed 89 laps with a best time of 1:20.343 to finish fourth on the timesheets.
Paul Di Resta started the final four days of preseason testing for the Sahara Force India team today on a wet track for most of the day. Tomorrow his new teammate, Adrian Sutil, will take his turn in the VJM06.