11/13/2022 - Mr. Manu Shah, CEO of MSI, received Corporate Citizen of the Year Award 2022 from the Orange Chamber of Commerce



Mr. Manu Shah, CEO of M S International, Inc. in Orange County received the “Corporate Citizen of the Year” award from the Orange Chamber of Commerce during the State of the City. Mr. Gaddi Vasquez, Former United Nations Ambassador, presented the award to him.

State of the City is an annual event hosted by the Orange Chamber of Commerce where the Mayor of the City of Orange presents the annual report to the business community.

This is the first time that the City of Orange’s Chamber of Commerce will be giving this award. “The Citizens of the Year committee (which is comprised of past Citizens of the Year awardees) were highly impressed by Mr. Manu Shah and felt compelled to create a new award that would better fit his accomplishments,” said Elizabeth Holloman, the Executive Director of Orange Chamber of Commerce.

The Corporate Citizen of the Year award is a highly coveted award given to corporate leaders who have made a significant impact on the City of Orange in terms of job creation, revenue generation and social impact.

M S International employs over 500 people in Orange and has established itself as the largest distributor of home improvement materials in the city. Mr. Manu Shah and his family support nonprofits such as Habitat for Humanity, United Cerebral Palsy of OC, Pretend City, Orangewood Foundation, Orange Senior Center and many more.

About MSI Surfaces
Founded in 1975, MSI is a leading supplier of flooring, countertop, wall tile, and hardscaping products in North America. Headquartered in Orange, California, MSI maintains over 40 state-of-the-art showrooms and distribution centers across the U.S. and Canada, with domestic manufacturing facilities for Q™ Premium Natural Quartz in Latta, South Carolina, and Premium LVT in Cartersville, Georgia. MSI's product assortment includes an extensive offering of quartz, LVT, tile, natural stone, and glass products imported from over 37 countries on six continents.

You can find more details about MSI’s charity arm here: https://www.msisurfaces.com/corporate/charitable-trust.aspx