With a presence in 62 countries and 69 per cent of its 61,000 worldwide employees based outside of its French home base, LVMH has had to carefully design its international human resources management. A crucial component of international human resources management at LVMH is the management of international assignments, with expatriates occupying key strategic positions. Such assignments are often a stepping toward even more important jobs in the future. In 2001, LVMH had 260 expatriates, and the number of expatriates is rising. What is the current approach to expatriate management at LVMH? How can LVMH improve further its expatriate management approach to facilitate its international expansion?