Bubba Gump co-founder Busald named CEO

Bubba Gump co-founder Busald named CEO

Tim Busald has been named president and chief executive of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market Inc., replacing outgoing CEO Scott Barnett.

Previously a vice president at the San Clemente, Calif.-based casual-dining seafood chain, Busald is one of the founders who created the brand in 1996, which was inspired by the hit movie “Forrest Gump.”

In addition, the company also named former vice president Gail Taggart to the post of executive vice president and c

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