Chief financial officer (CFO) James A Motley is to leave casual clothing retailer, Gadzooks Inc on 10 September.

Chairman and chief executive officer, Jerry Szczepanski, said Motley is joining a private distribution company, and that Gadzooks was now looking for a new CFO.

Dallas-based Gadzooks sells casual clothing, accessories and shoes for young women, in 247 stores across 40 states.