Big Mixu Makes Hibs Return
Paatelainen said of his new appointment, "I am very happy to take up this opportunity."
"Everyone knows of my great affection for this club, and I believe my desire to see teams play exciting, attacking and intelligent football fits well with the club's philosophy.
"I will bring energy, hard-work and leadership to the squad. I am also committed to working with players, as individuals and groups, to help them to improve.
"If I can help one player improve, the team is better. If I can help all players improve, we are much better."