The change in leadership came in the wake of an eighth loss on the trot for the Baggies, who remain rooted to the bottom of the table.
Visiting manager Carlos Carvalhal also opts for a pair of alterations from the Swans' last match, a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United a week ago.
West Bromwich Albion: Foster; Nyom, Dawson, Hegazy, Gibbs; McClean, Livermore, Brunt, Phillips; Rodriguez, Rondon
Subs: Myhill, Yacob, Burke, Krychowiak, McAuley, Harper, Leko
Swansea City: Fabianski; Mawson, Van der Hoorn, Fernandez, Naughton; Clucas, Carroll, King, Olsson, A. Ayew; Abraham
Subs: Mulder, Ki, Narsingh, Dyer, Routledge, Bartley, Roberts