José Sulaimán Chagnón (born May 30, 1931 in Ciudad Valles, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, died at the age of 82 in Los Angeles on January 16, 2014) was a boxing official of Lebanese-descent.He was the president of the World Boxing Council.
Sulaimán boxed as an amateur and has served as a trainer, promoter, referee, and judge. However, he is best known as an administrator for more than three decades.
At the age of 16, he was on the boxing commission in San Luis Potosí, México. In 1968, he joined the World Boxing Council (WBC) and quickly moved through the ranks.
On December 5, 1975, Sulaiman was unanimously elected president of the WBC and has served in that capacity