Ms.Kochhar, the dynamic, young and current Managing Director, Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd., took charge on July 25, 2011, after the demise of her father Col. Virender Kochhar, former Managing Director, Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd. Her business acumen is a culmination of her education, industry experience and leadership as Chief Technical and Creative Director, Blossom Kochhar College of Creative Arts & Design for the past 25 years.
She started her career at the age of 11 under the guidance and tutelage of her mother Dr. Blossom Kochhar, Founder and Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies. She was immediately consumed into the industry. Samantha Kochhar has also brought her academic sensibility and creative flair in the hair, make and beauty industry with her various tie ups with leading cosmetic, makeup and hair care brands like MUD (Make Up Designory,Los Angeles), L’Oreal ,, Guess, P&G, Unilever, Schwarzkopf, Lakme and Wella. Her business skills have been nurtured over the years under the mentorship of her parents, and today, she takes on the challenging post at BKBP with an endeavour to take the brand Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic to great spiralling heights. Her methods and ideologies of working have already been proving themselves beneficial to the company.
Samantha specializes in fashion, theatre and special-effect make-ups, trend hair cutting, colouring and styling long hair and beauty treatments and has the distinction of having trained more than 500 make–up artists who are successfully working in the industry at various levels – Salons, Retail counters, Fashion, Movies and Theatre. As a make-up, hair and beauty stylist she has enjoyed the priviledge of being invited to work on prestigious assignments like the Miss World 1996 Pageant, The Ricky Martin Show, and The Jeremy Spencer Show. The make-up for the Miss Femina India’s when they visit Delhi has been part of her work portfolio for the past many years. She is frequently invited to judge fashion events and taken on as a consultant on grooming to various prestigious clubs, management schools, modeling schools and to member of the hotel and airline industry. Samantha has also handled the hair and make up for numerous Indian and foreign films including the French film, Eight to Nine and Meera Nair’s film, Monsoon Wedding.
This rich and varied experience adds a new dimension to her personality and experience that is of a great advantage to the Company. With her young revolutionary flair, she brings to the table innovative schemes and ideas to take the company to new heights. Her industry experience and in depth knowledge of the trade, have given her a keen understanding of both business and technical aspects of the company. Samantha has done a specialization infrom Pivot Point International, Chicago, USA. She was also awarded Best Young Teacher by Pivot Point International, as she started teaching at a very early age.