Brock Marshall, a former Ottawa Hospital director accused of fraud and embezzlement, is countersuing for defamation and negligence, claiming he was a “loyal and honest” employee who never accepted inappropriate gifts or kickbacks.
Marshall was one of two directors named in a statement of claim filed in January 2016 by the hospital. The claim accused the pair of defrauding the institution in exchange for luxury vacations, family favours and deep personal discounts.
The Ottawa Hospital accused Marshall and the other former director, Frank Medwenitsch, of sharing with potential vendors information about competitors’ bids, advanced and draft copies of procurement documents, and internal hospital communications.
Marshall spent 28 years working for the hospital before retiring in 2015.
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