H.E. the Ven. Bailiff Fra’ Gherardo Hercolani Fava Simonetti presented his resignation to the Prince and Grand Master from the office of Grand Commander for health reasons.
In accordance with article 159 of the Code, the Prince and Grand Master and the Sovereign Council, in its session of 6 and 7 December 2011, appointed H.E. Fra’ Carlo d’Ippolito di Sant’Ippolito, Grand Cross of Justice, already member of the Sovereign Council, to the office of Grand Commander.
During the same session, in accordance with article 167 of the Code, the Knight of Justice Gian Luigi Magliocco di Brugneto was appointed member of the Sovereign Council.